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schmuck

Saltos de línea: schmuck
Pronunciación: /ʃmʌk
 
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Definición de schmuck en inglés:

sustantivo

North American informal
A foolish or contemptible person: you’ve really got to be some schmuck to fall for that one
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As I put it to my students, if Yiddish were erased from contemporary English we'd have a hard time talking about bagels, pastrami, klutzes, and schmucks.
  • The perfectly moronic bearer of this little divine awakening has the distinction of being one of the first truly monumental schmucks of my career.
  • It makes up for all the times schmucks have tried to get on the train before I can squeeze out, making me wish I had worn my football helmet and pads.

Origen

late 19th century: from Yiddish shmok 'penis'.

Words that rhyme with schmuck

buck, Canuck, chuck, cluck, cruck, duck, fuck, luck, muck, pluck, puck, ruck, shuck, struck, stuck, suck, truck, tuck, upchuck, yuck

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